Self-Advocacy Supporter - Speakabout (Part Time, C

Recruiter
Impact Initiatives
Location
Worthing
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
20 Jul 2019
Closes
25 Jul 2019
Ref
1213545687
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Self-Advocacy Supporter - Speakabout (Part Time, Contract)
Field Based, Covering Worthing, West Sussex
Impact Band 3 / NJC Point 22 / £21,496 per annum (pro rata) Plus Pension & Generous Holiday Allowance

Funded by West Sussex County Council, Impact Advocacy Service currently supports four Self-Advocacy groups for people with Learning Disabilities in West Sussex. We are currently looking for a supporter to join our team. The role of the supporter will be to work alongside people with Learning Disabilities to operate their own Self-Advocacy group.

The role entails supporting the groups to:

- Run monthly group and committee meetings
- Undertake their committee roles, i.e. Secretary or Treasurer
- Work on campaigns and/or projects that they have planned
- Encourage new members
- Attend external meetings

Requirements for this role:

- Experience of working with people with Learning Disabilities
- A good understanding of Self-Advocacy
- An ability to communicate well with people with Learning Disabilities
- An ability to work effectively within group settings
- An ability to work flexible hours, and attend both day and evening meetings
- An ability to travel independently around West Sussex

Closing date for applications: 9.00 AM, Thursday 8th August

This is a part time role working 12 hours per week, including two evenings per month for a contract until June 2020.

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Additional Keywords: Self-Advocacy Supporter, Self-Advocacy Group Support Worker, Self-Advocacy Support Worker, Support Worker, Group Support Worker.

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